Details about the disease
How is it inherited?
This disease is described as an autosomal-recessive condition. This means that a dog must inherit two copies of an abnormal gene (one from its mother and one from its father) before its health is affected.
Which laboratories test for this condition?
A list of laboratories that test for pituitary dwarfism can be found below.
Laboratories that send a copy of your dog's results straight to The Kennel Club, so you don't have to.
|Animal DNA Diagnostics (UK)||Phone: 01223 395577
Email: Animal DNA Diagnostics
|Laboklin (UK)||Phone: 0161 282 3066
Email: Laboklin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Where will your dog's results be published?
DNA test results from these laboratories are sent directly to us and are recorded on to the dog's record in the registration database, and are published:
- in the next available Breed Records Supplement
- on our Health Test Results Finder
Breeding advice and what your dog's results mean
If, once your dog is DNA tested, you would like to find out what their DNA test results mean, or how to select the right mate to avoid producing affected puppies, then please read our breeding advice and DNA testing information.
How to find out if a potential mate has been DNA tested
The health test results finder allows you to find the results of DNA tests carried out as part of our official DNA testing schemes for any dog on The Kennel Club’s Breed Register.